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Spaghetti and meatballs

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Spaghetti and meatballs
This cheap and tasty recipe is full of flavour as the meat in slowly cooked in the sauce.
 
 

500g minced beef

350g spaghetti, cooked

400g crushed tomatoes

1 egg

2 tbsp parmesan cheese, grated

3 garlic clove, crushed

1 onion, chopped finely

2 tsp oregano

3 tbsp breadcrumbs

25g unsalted butter

1 tbsp olive oil

Combine the beef, egg, parmesan, 1 clove of garlic, ½ onion, 1 tsb oregano and breadcrumbs together in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

Use your hands to shape the mixture into balls

Heat the oil in a frying pan and gently cook the meatballs.

In a separate pot, heat some oil and butter together, adding 2 cloves of garlic, the rest of the onion, the oregano and the tomatoes. Cook for 10 minutes.

Place the meatballs in the sauce and cook for 20 minutes on a medium heat.

Serve with the spaghetti.

Serves
4

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
30 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Beef, Pasta & Noodles

Recipe Type
Dinner, Easy, Pasta/Noodles

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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